- Chris·tian Re·né de [krees-tyahn ruh-ney duh] /krisˈtyɑ̃ rəˈneɪ də/, 1917–2013, Belgian biologist, born in England: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1974.
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- Christian. born 1917, Belgian biochemist, who discovered lysosomes: shared the Nobel prize (1974) for his work in cell biology
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[dōō′və, dü′-]Christian Marie René Joseph de Born 1917
- British-born Belgian physiologist. He shared a 1974 Nobel Prize for contributions to the understanding of the components of living cells.
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